Aachen Cathedral World Heritage Site

Official name
Aachen Cathedral | UNESCO
Country
Germany
Continent
Europe
Location
State of North Rhine-Westphalia (Nordrhein-Westfalen)
50.7744° Lat, 6.8440° Lon
Code
3
Time Zone
Europe/Berlin, CEST +0200
Current Time
Category
Cultural
Description
Inscribed 1978. Construction of this palatine chapel, with its octagonal basilica and cupola, began c. 790–800 under the Emperor Charlemagne. Originally inspired by the churches of the Eastern part of the Holy Roman Empire, it was splendidly enlarged in the Middle Ages.